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Reasons restricted

By virtue of paragraph(s) 14, 18 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

Explanation of Reasons

  • By Virtue of Paragraph 14

    Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)./p>


    Qualification - Information falling within paragraph 14 is not exempt information by virtue of that paragraph if it is required to be registered under the Companies Act 1985;

    the Friendly Societies Act 1974;
    the Friendly Societies Act 1992;
    the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts 1965 to 1978;
    the Building Societies Act 1986;or
    the Charities Act 1993.

    Public interest test applies

  • By Virtue of Paragraph 18

    Information relating to any action taken or to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of crime.


    (In relation to a meeting of a Standards Committee,or a sub-committee of a standards committee, which is convened to consider a matter referred under the provisions of section 70(4) or (5) or 71(2) of the Local Government Act 2000)

    Public interest test applies